Adolf Hitler As A Leader Of The Nazi Party

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"Hitler" redirects here. For other uses, see Hitler (disambiguation). Adolf Hitler Bundesarchiv Bild 183-H1216-0500-002, Adolf Hitler.jpg Hitler in 1938 Führer of Germany In office 2 August 1934 – 30 April 1945 Deputy Rudolf Hess (1933–41) Position vacant Preceded by Paul von Hindenburg (as President) Succeeded by Karl Dönitz (as President) Reich Chancellor of Germany In office 30 January 1933 – 30 April 1945 President Paul von Hindenburg (until 1934) Deputy Franz von Papen (1933–34) Position vacant Preceded by Kurt von Schleicher Succeeded by Joseph Goebbels Leader of the Nazi Party In office 29 June 1921 – 30 April 1945 Deputy Rudolf Hess Preceded by Anton Drexler Succeeded by Martin Bormann Personal details Born 20 April 1889 Braunau am Inn, Austria-Hungary Died 30 April 1945 (aged 56) Berlin, Germany Cause of death Suicide Nationality Austrian citizen until 7 April 1925[1] German citizen after 25 February 1932 Political party National Socialist German Workers ' Party (1921–45) Other political affiliations German Workers ' Party (1920–21) Spouse(s) Eva Braun (29–30 April 1945) Parents Alois Hitler (father) Klara Pölzl (mother) Occupation Politician Religion See: Religious views of Adolf Hitler Signature Military service Allegiance German Empire Service/branch Bavarian Army Years of service 1914–20 Rank Gefreiter Verbindungsmann Unit 16th Bavarian Reserve Regiment Reichswehr intelligence Battles/wars World War I Awards Iron Cross First Class Iron Cross Second Class Wound Badge Adolf Hitler (German: [ˈadɔlf ˈhɪtlɐ] ( listen); 20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party (Nat... ... middle of paper ... ...uring the Battle of Berlin in 1945, Hitler married his long-time lover, Eva Braun. On 30 April 1945, less than two days later, the two killed themselves to avoid capture by the Red Army, and their corpses were burned. Under Hitler 's leadership and racially motivated ideology, the Nazi regime was responsible for the genocide of at least 5.5 million Jews and millions of other victims whom he and his followers deemed Untermenschen ("sub-humans") and socially undesirable. Hitler and the Nazi regime were also responsible for the killing of an estimated 19.3 million civilians and prisoners of war. In addition, 29 million soldiers and civilians died as a result of military action in the European Theatre of World War II. The number of civilians killed during the Second World War was unprecedented in warfare, and constitutes the deadliest conflict in human history. Contents

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